Monday, April 27, 2020

Neuschwanstein Castle postscript

After we said goodbye to Sammy and Nora, Carol and I went on a tour of Neuschwanstein Castle.
Photography is not allowed inside the castle. I saw a few people sneaking shots with their cells phones, but I don't roll that way. All my photos are of the outside.
Here's the view from the castle grounds - spectacular!
We left the castle and hiked to St Mary's Bridge, where we took more pictures of the castle.
Then it was time to head back down the hill. I was sorely tempted to pay for another ride on the carriage, but Carol was having none of it. She was right, but still... We took a hiking trail down to the parking lot. It was beautiful, and we were able to catch glimpses of the horses between the trees.
We reached the road, and a horse trailer drove by us. I said, "Wouldn't it be great if that stopped right here in front of us."

And then it did!

Carol wasn't willing to pay for a second carriage ride, but she stood there with me as we watched the driver unload both of his horses. She's a good friend.
I look forward to being on the other side of this. I can not wait to enjoy horsey adventures with my friends again.

3 comments:

  1. I am supposed to go there in Oct, but with the whole Corvid 19 crisis, I'm thinking it will be cancelled until we have a vaccine. So bummed. The Piber stud farm was also on the tour. Oh well, life happens. Hopefully next year.

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  2. I could almost see the Breyer Georg standing next to that trailer. Thanks for showing photos from your travels...so cool to see horses around the world.

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  3. You seem to have had all kinds of good horse luck on this trip!

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